National Jeweler Network



Movado sales up 1 percent in weak watch market

A challenging retail environment was offset by selective price increases and source improvements in the supply chain to slightly bump sales for Movado in its second quarter.


Signet comps up 4 percent in Q2

Boosted by the continued integration of Zale and a strong performance from bridal jewelry, Signet reported an increase in both same-store sales and total sales in the second quarter on Thursday.


Bergdorf, Gemfields partner on collection

To celebrate its new jewelry salon opening this fall, the retailer is collaborating with the miner to create a line of gemstone pieces slated to debut in the space.


Tiffany & Co. to tackle New Zealand market

The retailer will open a new store in a historic building in Auckland, New Zealand late next year, marking the company’s first entry into the country.


More chains report modest gains in Q2 sales

An increase in foot traffic helped boost same-store and total sales for Target, Walmart and T.J. Maxx’s parent company in the second quarter.


Bloomingdale’s glitch leads to $10K diamond buy

A recent computer glitch caused the retailer to accidentally issue thousands of dollars in store credit to those in its loyalty program; one customer cashed in on the mistake with jewelry.


Department stores don’t dazzle in Q2

J.C. Penney and Nordstrom reported modest gains in same-store sales while Macy’s saw its comps slip and Kohl’s came in flat.


Signet settles dispute with Zale shareholders

Signet Jewelers Ltd. has agreed to pay several Zale shareholders a total of $34 million in a dispute over the per-share price Signet paid when it acquired Zale last year.


Colorado spill renews calls for mining law reform

The breach that turned a Colorado river orange this week has environmental groups and some lawmakers stressing the need to overhaul the 143-year-old law that still governs hard-rock mining.